Event Calendar

Apr 27 2018
Preschool Story Time: Strasburg
10:30AM - 11:30AM
May 02 2018
Baby Story Time: Strasburg
10:30AM - 11:00AM
May 02 2018
Library Board Executive Committee
05:00PM - 06:00PM
May 04 2018
Books & Babies: New Market
10:00AM - 11:00AM

Arranged alphabetically by last name, the Shenandoah Room has over sixty feet of shelf space filled with family histories. Family Histories include:

Allen, Ashby, Barb, Booker, Bowyer, Baughman, Brubaker, Cabell, Callicott, Clem, Darst, Estep, French, Fulk, Funk, Garber, Getz, Gochenour, Golladay, Good, Hanger, Harsh, Henckel, Hite, Hottel, Jenkins, Kiser, Kirshof, Lewis, Macanturf, Miller, Monger, Moomaw, Neff, Oberholtzer, Payne, Perley, Ridgeway, Strickler, Swartz, Sydnor, Turner, Wakeman, Wine, Wolf, Wood, Ziegler, Zirkle and hundreds of other families. 

Family newsletters, cemetery records and plot maps, birth and baptism records are also here for browsing and cross referencing. Obituaries and church records supplement the pictures of people from the past.

An online database with a full listing of the family histories is available!

Click here to view our Bird Haven Oral History Project!

Completed through a partnership between our archives, JMU, and the owners of Bird Haven Farm, this site contained 14 oral history from the Bird Haven area in western Shenandoah County and focuses on the Shenandoah Community Workers woodworking factory in that area. 

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